DOVER, Del. ---- Monochromatic starts from outside post seven in the first distaff feature during the first week of the 2013-2014 meet at Dover Downs on Monday, Nov. 4. Post time is 4:30 p.m.
All season long, North State Street Stable’s Monochromatic has been at the top of the list among female pacers at First State raceways. Meet defending champion driver Corey Callahan will drive the eight-year-old as favorite in the $20,000 Mares Open/Handicap for trainer Dylan Davis.
Monochromatic has won 12 of 26 starts this year. Her chief competition appears to be from New York Sire Stakes’ standout Cheyenne Miriam, a winner of 10 races and 19-times in the money in 21races.David Miller will drive the Bobby Siegelman-trained, The Cheyenne Gang leased sophomore. Jeremes Sweetheart, driven by Ross Wolfenden, a victim of broken equipment in her last start, will be tough racing for Eric Ell, who conditions for Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta.
Razor-sharp Outahere Hanover, handled by newcomer Trace Tetrick, brings a record of two-wins, two seconds and two thirds in her last six outing for owners Keith Murray and trainer Jason Skinner. Jim Morand will drive Josh Davis and Nanticoke Racing’s Nice N Nice, a winner last time out, leaving from the rail. Dallas Hayman’s Soggy Soggy and Vic Kirby is fresh from a strong meet at Harrington. Another sharp veteran contender is Jeff and Dave Clark and Vern Cannon’s Ash LaRue, handled by Eddie Davis Jr.
On the undercard, Trace Tetrick makes his non-stakes debut at the track. A leading driver at Chicago and Indiana tracks, Trace is younger brother to the sport’s leading money-winning driver of the past five seasons, Tim Tetrick. Trace Tetrick’s first drive comes in the 3rd race piloting Joyful Western looking for a fifth win in his last six starts.
Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m.
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by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs